Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 515 579
Rank change year-on-year -27 +64 -35
Permanent jobs citing XPath 10 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.058% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 60 49
South East median annual salary £67,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.89% -10.00% +18.34%
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,000 £23,950
90th Percentile £71,000 £77,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -7.50% +8.11% -7.50%

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17216 18179 21449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.65% 51.67% 50.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15006 16047 18602
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the South East

XPath
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath in the South East.

Salary trend for XPath in the South East

XPath
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +23 5 £55,000 +134.04%
Thames Valley +2 5 £69,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +28 4 £69,000 +25.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £55,000 -4.35%
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for XPath.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (60.00%) XSLT
6 5 (50.00%) SOAP
6 5 (50.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (50.00%) WPF
6 5 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
7 4 (40.00%) Microservices
7 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (40.00%) Release Management

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Principal .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Principal Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (30.00%) Fintech
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Microservices
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
3 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) XQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCPD
1 3 (30.00%) MCTS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle